Support Worker at The Flats / The Willows - Learning Disabilities
Location : Bedworth CV12
Contract type : full-time 37 or 45 hours per week / part-time / bank
Salary : £16,778 based on 37 hours / £20,404 based on 45 hours / £8.72 per hour
Do you have a caring nature? Are you looking to make a difference to people's lives? Do you want to work in an environment where no two days are the same?
Are you flexible with your working hours? Can you see yourself providing care to adults who need your support?
If you have answered a big YES to these questions we would love to hear from you.
At Turning Point, we support people with Learning Disabilities across England.
As a Support Worker, you will make a real difference to residents' lives as you improve their daily living skills. Passionate about people, you will enjoy the scope and support to enhance your own life and career too, as you gain the experience and training you need to progress with us.
Where will I be working?
Our services in Bedworth provide a 24 hour supported living facilities in providing care for adults with Learning Disabilities and additional health issues such as epilepsy, congenital conditions and dementia.
Staff will develop communication skills such as knowledge of signing / visual aids as some are non-verbal.
We endeavour to create positive family relationships offering a good circle of support. There is a strong focus on supporting individuals’ lives in a person centred way which includes various activities, shopping, managing own budgets and cooking.
We tailor our services to enable people to be as independent as possible.
What will I be doing?
This is a hands-on job in which no two days are the same. Your duties will include :
What skills and qualities do I need to have?
Whilst knowledge of learning disabilities and complex needs would be beneficial, it isn't essential. What is essential is that you are :
This is a 24 hour service, therefore flexibility is essential. You will be working a range of shifts from 7 : 00 / 8 : 00 am to 2 : 00 / 3 : 00 pm and 2 : 00 / 3 : 00 pm to 9 : 00 / 10 : 00 pm, sleep ins or waking nights, some weekends.
Please note that working hours may vary from service to service.
What benefits will I receive?
Of course, we know it's not about the money. But that doesn't mean we don't reward our people for their invaluable work with a benefits package that includes :
Why Turning Point?
As a leading health and social care provider with more than 300 locations across England, we take real pride in the services we offer.
Across the varied regions, sectors and settings we operate within, our organisation is held together by a shared vision and our people are connected by the same values.
These include belief in potential, confidence in communication, embracing positive change and always treating each other as individuals.
We run all of our services on a not-for-profit basis; instead, we invest every penny back into our services and people. We never stop believing in change for the better, and we work constantly to improve the lives of the people we support.
Our people bring our vision to life. So, if you are enthusiastic, motivated and committed to support others to fulfilling their potential, here at Turning Point, we don't just offer you a job we offer you a career.